Weekend Doctor

By PAUL BERLACHER, MD According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. While some risks like family history, age or race cannot be modified, here are some things you can do to reduce your risk: •...

No. 11 Louisville Beats No. 7 Cincinnati 58-57

CINCINNATI (AP) — Russ Smith’s 18-foot jumper with 2.2 seconds left gave No. 11 Louisville a 58-57 victory win over No. 7 Cincinnati on Saturday, the Cardinals’ sixth straight win and 10th in 11 games. Louisville (23-4, 12-2 American Athletic Conference) started the...

Rain, then snow predicted

The National Weather Service says a mixture of rain and snow will fall tonight, turning to all snow before morning. One to 3 inches of snow could fall overnight, followed by less than a half-inch of snow on Sunday, the weather service says. Tonight’s low is predicted to be...

Georgetown Beats Xavier 74-52; Snaps 2-game Skid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Markel Starks scored 22 points and guided an efficient Georgetown offense, which shot 52 percent from the floor, as the Hoyas beat Xavier 74-52 on Saturday. Starting for the first time in more than six weeks, Jabril Trawick sparked Georgetown (16-11, 7-8 Big...

BC-BKC–Xavier-Georgetown Box, BKC

Martin 4-10 2-2 13, Stenger 0-0 0-1 0, M. Stainbrook 4-8 4-4 12, Christon 5-5 7-9 18, D. Davis 0-4 0-0 0, Reynolds 1-3 0-0 2, Farr 1-4 0-0 2, Randolph 1-1 1-2 3, M. Davis 0-2 0-0 0, Philmore 0-1 2-2 2. Totals 16-38 16-20 52. Lubick 3-5 3-4 9, Trawick 5-8 1-2 13, Hopkins 3-4 2-2...

SW Ohio Officials Seek Manufacturing Funding

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Officials in southwest Ohio are joining to seek preferential consideration for $1.3 billion in federal funding to help bolster manufacturing activities and create new jobs in the region. The Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/1fq02cO) reports that Cincinnati,...
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VIDEO: Cancer Patient Services Chili Cook-Off

Twenty-eight teams served up their best chili Saturday at the University of Findlay’s Koehler Center for the 2014 Cancer Patient Services Chili Cook-Off.

Ohio Bill Would Require 1 License Plate, Not 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Motorists would only be required to display a single license plate on the rear of their vehicles under a proposal pending in the Ohio House. But at the same time, a joint House-Senate task force unanimously has recommended against the change to one plate...

Ohio College Offers Intense Flight Nurse Training

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio university is offering intensive training for nursing in flight and in disasters. Wright State University’s program is sanctioned by the U.S. Air Force surgeon general, so students from the nearby Air Force Institute of Technology have...

Ohio Congressman: Tressel Should Be New YSU Leader

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio congressman is among about 30 community and business leaders urging trustees to make former football coach Jim Tressel the next president of Youngstown State University. Rep. Tim Ryan’s letter to trustees says the supporters believe Tressel...